• Summer Salad

    With those three vegetables and only a few more ingredients, you will have the perfect fresh summer salad for warm days lunch! Quick and easy to prepare, this recipe is for 2 people. Ingredients: 1 cucumber 1 melon 2 tomatoes 10 mint leaves 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon Maggi liquid seasoning 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Recipe: Cut your melon in two parts and remove the seeds. Peel it and cut it in cubes. Remove also the skin from your cucumber and cut it with the tomatoes in cubes too. Chop the mint leaves. In a salad bowl, pour the olive oil and Maggi liquid seasoning and mix. Add all…

  • Périgourdine Salad

    The Périgourdine Salad comes from Périgord in France in an region called Dordogne. The place is well known for its beautiful nature, old stone towns and castles, but also very good food. Typical products here are strawberries, walnuts, chestnuts, apples, boletus mushrooms, truffles and all products from duck (foie gras, preserved duck gizzards, smoked duck fillet…). The original recipe includes preserved duck gizzards, smoked lard, salad, potatoes, green beans, pine nuts, walnut oil and red wine vinegar. Here is my recipe, my own Périgourdine Salad… Ingredients for 2 people: 200 g lamb’s lettuce 115 g preserved duck gizzards 85 g smoked duck breast fillet slices 6 cocktail tomatoes 1/2 shallott…

  • Italian Pasta Salad

    Everyone knows that pasta is a big part of the Italian cuisine. There are so many ways to cook them and so many kind of pastas… If you follow my blog since the begining, you already know that I enjoy salads so I wanted to share this one with you before the last summer days are gone: my Italian Pasta Salad! Ingredients: 5 salad leaves (Romaine or Iceberg) 5 Parma ham slices 10 cocktail tomatoes 25 black olives 2 eggs 1/2 shallott 250 g Orecchiette pastas 2 tablespoons grated Grana Padano Cheese 1 teaspoon poppy seeds 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon Maggi Liquid Seasoning 1…

  • Niçoise Salad

    The Niçoise Salad name comes from South of France with Nice city. It is a very good salad for late spring and summer, easy to prepare and tasty. Ingredients for 2 people: A handful of Green Beans 4 sardines in oil 14 black olives 2 eggs 2 salad leaves 1 tomatoe 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon thyme 1 teaspoon Maggi Liquid seasonning 1 teaspoon black pepper Recipe: Make boil water in a saucepan and add your eggs, reduce the heat to medium-low and let it cook for 9 minutes until hard. Remove the hot water and add cold one. Wait 2-3…

  • White Fish & Nectarine Salad

    Do you use fish and fruits together for making salads? I love to combine those ingredients and this white fish and nectarine salad is perfect for summer! Really fresh and tasty, I made this one with aneth but you can also change it for coriander or parsley. Ingredients: 200 g white fish (haddock is perfect) 8 cocktail tomatoes 5 muchrooms 2 carrots 1/2 cucumber 1 shallot 1 small salad (1/2 romaine lettuce here) 1 nectarine 2 tablespoons fresh herbs (coriander, aneth or parsley) 2 tablespoons seeds (sunflower, marrow, pine nuts) 6 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons Maggi Liquid seasoning 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon dry thyme 1 tablespoon black…

  • Poached Egg Salad

    If you love salad, bacon and poached eggs, this recipe is for you. It is really tasty and fresh. Moreover,in this post, I give you my secret for perfect poached eggs! I tried many times before finding the perfect way to make it. Some people add white vinegar in the water but it gave strong taste to the egg, what I do not really enjoy. I finally found how to make it only with water and without using any complicated technique… Ingredients for 2 salads: 2 eggs 90 g basmati rice 8 salad leafs 5 bacon strips 2 tomatoes 1 spring onion or 1/2 shallot 6 tablespoons olive oil 2…

  • Cabbage & Quinoa Salad

    Quinoa is super cool to use in salads. This one with cabbages and tomatoes has a nice taste and is full of colors, perfect for spring meals! There are different kinds of quinoa and mine is white but you can use another one like the black. Same for the cabbage, I have chosen chinese and red cabbage but you can also add some white one. If you want it to be vegan, juste replace the Mozzarella with Tofu. Ingredients for 6 bowls (starters) or 2 plates (mains): 1 cup quinoa 4 cups water 4 chinese cabbage leafs 6 red cabbage leafs 2 yellow hairloom tomatoes 1 mozzarella 1 spring onion…

  • Tomatoes & Mozzarella

    Summer is coming and it’s my favorite time for cooking tomatoes! I love salads and tomatoes and use them in a lot of recipes. We are lucky to have so many types including different colors, great to create cool dishes. Here is my recipe for the perfect Tomatoes Mozzarella Salad. For this one, I chosed to use those types of tomatoes: Red Beefsteak, Green Beafsteak and Hairloom. I also wanted to add some cocktail tomatoes as you can see on the picture but it was enough with the others. For the Mozzarella, use the most common which is soft but remain solid instead of the burrata or di buffala which…